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Abraham Lincoln: The Life of a Legend

the life of ABRAHAM leyend LINČOLN BORN RESIDED 1816- 1831- 1861- 1830 1861 1865 On February 12, 1809, at Sinking Springs farm in Hodgenville, KY, inside a log cabin. 1809-1816 From 1847-1849 he temporarily resided in D.C. while serving his term in Congress. FAMILY OCCUPATIONS Father Boatman A NANCY AND THOMAS Thomas Lincoln As a young man he ferried people and cargo down rivers on flatboats and steamboats. 1778-1851 Mother Nancy Lincoln 1784-1818 Sister Sarah Lincoln Grigsby Brother Thomas Lincoln Jr. Storekeeper BO LINCO 1807-1828 1812 Abe worked as a clerk in "ke could, like ker brother, meet and yreet a person with the kindest greeting in the world, mste you eary general stores, and operated two stores he co-owned with William Franklin Berry. at the teuch ef a word, an intellect ual and intelliyent w mun. Tathuniel Grigoby Postmaster & Rail-Splitter Wed Mary Todd November 4, 1842. He was also employed as a postmaster and worked many odd jobs, including chopping wood, splitting rails, surveying & mill working. MARY AND ABE Lawyer In 1837 he began his law practice which he continued for over 20 years. The couple had four sons together. Whig HARPEKS WEEKLY From 1834-1841, Lincoln served the Whig Party in the Illinois legislature. Thomas "Tad" Robert Edward Baker William Wallace Todd In 1846 he was elected to the U.S. Lincoln 1843-1926 1846-1850 Lincoln Lincoln Lincoln 1850-1862 1853-1871 Congress as a Whig. November 6th, 1860, Lincoln is elected as the 16th United States President, Stand HOBBIES PRESIDENTIAL TIMELINE Animals LATESTBYTELEGRAPH. Lincoln had a soft spot for animals of all types, especially cats. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 14. LINCOLN DECLARES WAR. The Lincolns' pets included a dog, cats, rabbits and two goats. April 12, 1861 Civil War Begins January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation November 19, 1863. Gettysburg Address Delivered Storytelling "A Rouse divided uyuinst it self cannot stund" Abrah am Lincoln Lincoln loved to make November 8, 1864 people laugh and he was an excellent storyteller. Re-elected as President April 14, 1865 Assassinated at Fórd's Theatre Anyone who met him commented on his steady supply of anecdotes & jokes. Inventing Abe Lincoln is the only U.S. president to hold a patent for an invention. It is filed as No. 6,469. Reading 9.finela Lincoln had very limited formal education but he 1849. was self-taught and a voracious reader. He invented a floatation OBSEQUIES system to lift riverboats Abraham Lincola stuck on sandbars. STHE CTY OF NETOR DIED I mant te knor Fhe Ehing a; my best Lincoln died at the age of 56 on April 15th, 1865, in the Peterson House 453 10th Street, NW, Washington D.C., GAND MUTARY BISPLA from a gunshot to the back of his head. UNIVERSAL SORROW friend is the mun who'll ain't red Abrak um Lincoln yet me a bock GENEALOGYBANK-. Discover more about Lincoln's life in over one billion historical records @ Sources (f. about thoughts memory.loc.go t Image Credits g+ BerryLincolnStore.jpg by Amos Oliver Doyle / CC BY-SA 3.0 Abraham Lincoln's U.S. Patentjpg by David and Jessie / CC BY 2.0 Gettysburg Address, Library of Congress, Manuscript Division #cwoiz7pi (p) - design by

Abraham Lincoln: The Life of a Legend

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Learn about the life of the legendary U.S. president Abraham Lincoln in this infographic from Discover Abe Lincoln's genealogy and family tree, major life milestones and other inter...




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